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Chip Shortage In Germany To Last Years, Warns Audi Head

Chip shortage is still a problem for German car makers, say Audi head of procurement, and will likely last years

10 months ago

Germany To Subsidise TSMC Factory In Dresden

TSMC's first European factory will see the German government cough up 5bn euros (£4.3bn) in subsidies for the 10bn euros…

10 months ago

Samsung Warns Of 96 Percent Q2 Profit Plunge

Ongoing glut in chips sees Samsung warn that its second quarter profits are likely to plunge a staggering 96 percent

11 months ago

ASML Boss Warns Of Chip Supply Uncertainty

Beijing will develop its own semiconductor equipment says CEO of ASML, and says market access to China is “absolutely essential”

1 year ago

Samsung To Cut Chip Production Amid Profit Decline

Electronics giant Samsung will make “meaningful” cut to chip production, amid global downturn in semiconductor demand

1 year ago

Netherlands Joins US In China Chip Export Restrictions

China logs official complaint, after the Netherlands plans new restrictions on exports of semiconductor tech

1 year ago

TSMC Begins Mass Production Of 3nm Chips In Taiwan

Mass production of the most advanced chips begins in Taiwan, underlining the island's importance to global supply of chips

1 year ago

TSMC Arizona Fabs To Generate $10 Billion Yearly, Create 10,000 Jobs

Taiwanese chip giant's new fabs in Arizona are to generate plenty of revenue and jobs, as President Biden visits construction…

2 years ago

Micron Breaks Ground For $15bn US Memory Chip Plant

Micron breaks ground for $15bn memory chip plant as part of $40bn US investment fuelled by $52bn Chips and Science…

2 years ago

President Biden Signs $53 Billion US Chips Act

President Joe Biden signs landmark bill to encourage chip makers to build more semiconductor manufacturing capacity in the US

2 years ago

Qualcomm Adds $4.2bn To GlobalFoundries Semiconductor Deal

Qualcomm expands existing chip manufacturing deal with GlobalFoundries by $4.2bn as it seeks to limit supply chain disruption amidst global…

2 years ago

Italy, Intel Close To $5bn Chip Factory Agreement

Increase In European chip production? Agreement for Intel semiconductor packaging and assembly factory in Italy reportedly nudges closer

2 years ago

TSMC Warns It Will Close Operations If China Invades Taiwan

Chip warning. China's sabre rattling around Taiwan prompts plea from TSMC chairman that “war brings no winners, everybody’s losers”

2 years ago

US Considers Sanctions On Chinese Memory Chip Makers

US administration considers sanctions that would block manufacturing of advanced NAND flash memory chips in China amidst competitive threat to…

2 years ago

Japan, US To Set Up Advanced Chip Research Centre

Japan and US to establish joint research centre for 2-nanometre chips by end of this year amidst ongoing worldwide semiconductor…

2 years ago

Chip Revenues To Decline 2.5 Percent In 2023, Warns Gartner

Global semiconductor revenues are projected to grow 7.4 percent in 2022, but will decline in 2023 as inflationary pressures take…

2 years ago

Samsung Seeks Tax Breaks On Future Chip Factories In Texas

South Korean giant Samsung begins application for tax breaks on 11 potential chip manufacturing facilities in Texas, ahead of US…

2 years ago

Global Chip Shortage Not Over, Warns IDC

Global chip shortage is not over, as IDC analyst points to Russia's war in Ukraine impacting raw materials and the…

2 years ago

STMicro, GlobalFoundries Plan New French Chip Factory

New chip factory announced for France, to be located near Italian and Swiss border, will manufacturer 18-nanometer wafers

2 years ago

US Mulls Fresh Restrictions On China’s SMIC

Biden Administration reportedly considering new restrictions on chipmaking tools for China, so as to hamper its leading chipmaker SMIC

2 years ago

Fate Of Newport Wafer Fab Uncertain, As Government Delays Sale Decision

Government delays decision over whether the UK's largest maker of chips can be purchased by Dutch firm, which is Chinese-owned

2 years ago

Intel ‘Playing Politics’ Over Delayed Ohio Chip Factory, Alleges Governor

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine alleges Intel's Ohio factory delay is a negotiating tactic, despite Pat Gelsinger hinting investment could shift…

2 years ago

Samsung Starts 3-nanometre Chip Production

How small? Samsung says it is the first in the world to produce 3-nanometre chips, as it takes the fight…

2 years ago

Intel Signals Delay To Ohio Factory Over US Chips Act Dispute

Chip maker warns new factory in Columbus, Ohio could be delayed or scaled back, over funding delays with the US…

2 years ago

Tesla Factories In Texas, Germany Losing Billions Of Dollars, Says Elon Musk

Car factories for Tesla in Austin, Texas and Germany are “gigantic money furnaces right now” and losing billions, says Elon…

2 years ago

TSMC Rules Out European Chip Factory For Now

Bad news for EU chip manufacturing ambitions, as TSMC says there are no 'concerte' plans to build any factories in…

2 years ago

Samsung To Create 80,000 New Jobs, Plans $356 Billion Investment

South Korean electronics giant Samsung says it will create 80,000 jobs, and will sink a $356 billion investment into the…

2 years ago

Spain Approves $13.1bn To Attract Chip Sector Investment

Come build a Spanish fab! Government in Spain officially approves plan to spend 12.25 billion euros on the semiconductor industry

2 years ago

Rivian Eyes Profitability Amidst Market Pressure

Rivian says it has enough cash on hand to achieve profitability, as it faces pressure from shareholders and customers over…

2 years ago

China’s SMIC Warns Of Plummeting Smartphone, PC Demand

Chip maker SMIC blames Russia's war in Ukraine and Covid lockdowns in China, as demand for smartphones, PCs drops “like…

2 years ago